|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Pitt State and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,166 out of 2,418 applicants were admitted making Pittsburg State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Pittsburg State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Pitt State?
Admission data indicates that Pitt State regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 94 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pittsburg State University.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>94%|
|23 to 28||Avg +||90%-94%|
|18 to 23||Avg -||84%-90%|
|13 to 18||Reach||76%-84%|
|Less than 13||Low||<76%|
What GPA do you need to get into Pittsburg State University?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Pitt State. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Pittsburg State University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Pitt State accepts 90% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||18%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||16%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||19%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||6%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
70% of Pittsburg State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||20%|
|Top 25% of class||38%|
|Top 50% of class||70%|
|Bottom 50% of class||30%|
|Bottom 25% of class||10%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||41%||48%||44%|
What are the requirements for admission to Pittsburg State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155681 IPEDS survey data for Pittsburg State University.
94% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
90% of those who apply are granted admission to Pitt State. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 28. 94% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.